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Mirror system for the German x-ray satellite ABRIXAS: II. Design and mirror development
Author(s): Wilhelm J. Egle; Juergen Altmann; Paul Kaufmann; Hartmut Muenker; Gerhard Derst; Herbert Schwarz; Anton Neugschwender
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Paper Abstract

ABRIXAS stands for 'A Broadband Imaging X-ray All-Sky Survey'. Its launch is scheduled for spring 1999, it shall perform, thanks to its special design, an efficient all-sky survey at high photon energies, thus continuing ROSATs successful work in an extended energy band. We will report here about the design and development activities for the ABRIXAS Mirror System.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3444, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions, (19 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.331250
Show Author Affiliations
Wilhelm J. Egle, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Juergen Altmann, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Paul Kaufmann, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Hartmut Muenker, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Gerhard Derst, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Herbert Schwarz, Carl Zeiss (Germany)
Anton Neugschwender, Carl Zeiss (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3444:
X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions
Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker, Editor(s)

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